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Paper boats

(A song by Sidharth Vardhan first published on August 13, 2020) The sugary treatsThe summer rainsThe wet slippersAnd the paper boatsThats what I rememberOf the day things turned sore. Floating togatherWhile oscillating awayAnd toward each otherwere our paper boatsThat’s what I rememberOf the day things turned sore. Your laughterMagical and… Read More »Paper boats

An Orphaned Existence Sidharth Vardhan

An Orphaned Existence

A story of an accountant about to apply for an interview in a factory. Find on Goodreads Nearly 27,000 words Download it here:

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Possession

“It started all of sudden one day. We – me, my brother and husband, suddenly heard her screaming one day. We ran to her room, the door was shut but not locked. She had developed a habit of more and more spending time alone in her room and often locking… Read More »Possession

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The Fall

1. He was so very careful with his steps. From very early on, he had decided one can’t be too careful as one walks to one’s destination, for one can so easily fall with a momentary carelessness on these rocky terrains. And so many people had told him that they… Read More »The Fall

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Vani

“Papa, Pa-Pa, Pa, Pa” he has rolled the variations of the word;‘Daddy’ or ‘Dad’ too, but he wishes that Vani will call him papa. It has just the right kind of sound to it. It has always felt like a big responsibility – inwardly he still has a lot of… Read More »Vani

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The Loss

Four-year-old Arun is playing with his toys – making the bull and the horse in his hands wrestle, the horse is winning, Arun wants the horse to win, he likes the horse, he knows it will win ….. When he hears the voices of his parents arguing. He turns around… Read More »The Loss